WorkSource Oregon Alcohol & Drug Counselor l or ll in PORTLAND, Oregon
Close Date: Open Until Filled Seniority Bid Date: 9/26/19 ***Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume to their application in order to be considered for this opportunity.*** TITLE: Alcohol & Drug Counselor I or II DEPARTMENT: SUDS REPORTS TO: Program Manager REPRESENTED: Yes SALARY: A& D Counselor I=$18.46-$20.31, A& D Counselor II=$19.64-$22.58 SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm SUMMARY: The A& D Counselor works as a member of a treatment team providing substance abuse treatment and case management. The team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, physical health management, mental health management, accessing affordable housing, accessing employment and educational opportunities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Must have High School Diploma or GED, advanced degree preferred. 2. The following requirements for CADC: a. A& D Counselor I requires CADC I b. A& D Counselor II requires CADCII 3. Bilingual A& D Counselors must demonstrate proficiency in secondary language. 4. Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA 5. Must have BLS/CPR training and certification. 6. Must have experience working in chemical dependency treatment, preferably with outpatient adults who have been adjudicated to treatment and/or people with co-occurring mental health disorders 7. Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge and skills in group facilitation 8. Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge and skills in evidence-based treatment methods utilized in the treatment of addiction and trauma-informed care 9. Knowledge and skills in de-escalation methods or ability to be trained in deescalation methods 10. Knowledge and skills in crisis intervention 11. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of community and social service agencies with the ability to provide case management services as needed 12. Must be able to work a range of hours 13. If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.